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Hazel D. Carlson

March 1, 1912 - Feb. 27, 2008 GRANITE FALLS -- Hazel D. Carlson, 95, of Granite Falls died Wednesday at the Granite Falls Municipal Hospital. The service will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Granite Falls Lutheran Church. Visitation will be one hour prior...

March 1, 1912 - Feb. 27, 2008

GRANITE FALLS -- Hazel D. Carlson, 95, of Granite Falls died Wednesday at the Granite Falls Municipal Hospital.

The service will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Granite Falls Lutheran Church.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Arrangements are with the Wing-Bain Funeral Home in Granite Falls.

She was born March 1, 1912, in Hibbing to Fredrick and Dagmar (Levander) Harvey. She graduated from the Hibbing High School and attended the junior college in Hibbing. Then she graduated from the University of Minnesota with a nursing degree. She returned to Hibbing and worked at Rood Hospital.

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She married William Carlson on June 28, 1934, in Hibbing. They operated and owned the Ben Franklin Store in Hibbing for a few years and then moved to Wheaton in 1936, where they also operated a Ben Franklin Store. They moved to Granite Falls in 1993.

She was a member of the Gustavus Adolphus Lutheran Church and was past president of the American Legion Auxuilary in Wheaton.

She is survived by her daughters: Nancy (and Carl) Aus of Granite Falls and Audrey Carlson of Granite Falls; 14 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband in 1998; her son: John in 1959; a grandson, a granddaughter, a sister and a brother.

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